ergometry


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ergometry

[ərgom′ətrē]
the study of physical work activity, including that performed by specific muscles or muscle groups. The studies may involve testing with equipment such as stationary bicycles, treadmills, or rowing machines.
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2000) Comparison of physiological responses to open water kayaking and kayak ergometry.
A similar profile for NK cells was observed following 2 h of arm crank ergometry in individuals with SCI [20].
2] max), physical work capacity, and isometric strength following a controlled, 15-week outpatient aerobic training program using arm and leg ergometry (60% V[O.
Endurance exercise training, consisting of treadmill walking, stationary cycling, and upper body ergometry, three times per week for 12 weeks also decreases systemic arterial stiffness in patients with coronary artery disease (Yamashina et al.
Investigations comparing physiological responses during arm-crank ergometry [1-4] or hand cycling [5-6] have shown that arm cranking is less strenuous and more efficient--in terms of mechanical efficiency and cardiorespiratory responses--than hand-rim wheelchair propulsion.
ST, assessed during a cycle ergometry test, carried out in both hot and thermo-neutral conditions.
Maximal aerobic exercise of individuals with multiple sclerosis using three modes of ergometry.
The aerobic exercise training included various modalities including treadmill walking, recumbent stepping, recumbent cycling, upright cycling, and upper extremity ergometry.
Trials consisted of a 30-min cycle ergometry (Monark 828E) at a constant load of 60% (moderate) or 40% (low) of the subject's V[O.
Subjects underwent cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) with cycle ergometry, supplemented with oxygen if needed, and we used maximum workload, measured in watts, in these analyses [15].
1990) Blood lactate in trained cyclists during cycle ergometry at critical power.